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Vanderbilt names newest residential college in honor of Marieke and Jeff Rothschild

Apr. 26, 2021—Marieke and Jeff Rothschild Vanderbilt University’s newest residential college will be named Rothschild College in recognition of the transformational $20 million gift that Marieke and Jeff Rothschild, BA’77, MS’79, made in 2016 to accelerate the development of the residential college system. The Rothschilds’ generous contribution has helped advance a key pillar of Vanderbilt’s academic strategic...

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Barth appointed faculty head of house, joining The Ingram Commons

Mar. 21, 2021—Eric Barth, associate professor of mechanical engineering, has been named the faculty head for one of the ten houses that make up The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. Barth, his wife Helen, and their twin 14-year-old daughters, Nola and Kira, will move into the faculty apartment of Hank Ingram House in July. “We have been excited...

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Audrey Bowden is inaugural faculty head of Nicholas S. Zeppos College

Apr. 13, 2020—Audrey Bowden will be the inaugural faculty head of the Nicholas S. Zeppos College, set to open this August to sophomores, juniors and seniors. On April 13, 2020, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of Residential Faculty Vanessa Beasley announced the appointment, which begins fall semester. “We look forward to the day when Vanderbilt’s residential colleges—so firmly...

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